Environmental & Sustainability Lead

Job Title: Environmental & Sustainability Lead
Type: Permanent
Team: SHEQ
Salary: Depending on the skills & experience of the successful candidate
Location: Humber Quays, Hull but flexible to include site visits and possible home working where required

Hours: 40 hours per week

We are looking to strengthen the Environmental sector of our SHEQ team by recruiting an individual to drive and champion environmental awareness through the Spencer Group.


The correct candidate will have a detailed knowledge of the ecology, biodiversity and carbon implications of the construction industry and will be able to develop and manage the Spencer Groups strategy. Previous experience within the rail industry would be preferable, but not essential.

You will support projects and head office departments, advising on environmental and sustainability issues, including the development and management of environmental, sustainability and social value (ESSV) strategies which meet the requirements of the business and key stakeholders

Assist with the ongoing maintenance and improvement of ISO 14001 Environmental Management System and associated procedures. Contribute to the setting and achievement of environmental, sustainability and social value objectives/ improvement plans

Provide support to tendering/ design/delivery teams by identifying the significant ESSV risks and low carbon opportunities for a scheme. Assisting teams with their understanding of the requirements of key legislation and client standards, in particular Network Rail and rail industry

Determine and establish new processes for measurable environmentally targeted key performance indicators.

Requirements and Qualifications

  • Experience of Environmental Management Systems in Construction
  • Degree or equivalent level relevant qualification
  • MIEMA or working towards for the correct candidate
  • A good knowledge of CDM, ISO14001 & ISO45001
  • Well-developed audit skills
  • Ability to adapt ideas and approaches to suit situations and circumstances
  • Well organised, diplomatic, proactive, assertive and well-disciplined

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